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Socrates

Born to a sculptor and mason, Socrates originally followed in his father's footsteps before he decided to devote his attention to the betterment of his own intellect. Considered by many to be one of history's greatest philosophers, Socrates never left behind any writings of his own, his work is known mostly through the Dialogues of Plato. In his day, he was a well-known social and judicial…

Date of Birth: Dec 02, 0


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"The hottest love has the coldest end." Socrates
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"In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent." Socrates
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Adulthood Life Quote of the Day

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"When desire, having rejected reason and overpowered judgment which leads to right, is set in the direction of the pleasure which beauty can inspire, and when again under the influence of its kindred desires it is moved with violent motion towards the beauty of corporeal forms, it acquires a surname from this very violent motion, and is called love." Socrates
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"I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live." Socrates
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"Flattery is like friendship in show, but not in fruit" Socrates
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"The unexamined life is not worth living." Socrates
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"The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows." Socrates
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"Only the extremely ignorant or the extremely intelligent can resist change." Socrates
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"The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear." Socrates
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"Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty" Socrates
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Contentment

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"True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us." Socrates
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"Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior." Socrates
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"He is the richest who is content with the least" Socrates
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"Beware the barrenness of a busy life." Socrates
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"Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live." Socrates
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"Well I am certainly wiser than this man. It is only too likely that neither of us has any knowledge to boast of; but he thinks that he knows something which he does not know, whereas I am quite conscious of my ignorance. At any rate it seems that I am wiser than he is to this small extent, that I do not think that I know what I do not know." Socrates
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Knowledge Wisdom

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"Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers." Socrates
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Children

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"An education obtained with money is worse than no education at all" Socrates
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Education

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"The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them." Socrates
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Honor

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"Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak." Socrates
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"By all means marry. If you get a good wife you will become happy, and if you get a bad one you will become a philosopher. Socrates (470-399 B.C.)" Socrates
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